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Palermo Airport

Palermo airport is a special airport in Italy that is called Falcone-Borsellino Airport. It is located in the city of Sicily. This is one of the finest places in Italy that is the North West coast with so many beaches around it. It does not end here because there are historic villages, islands and natural parks that are scattered all over the place. For those coming to this airport the first time, there is only a terminal that services it. When you come in to the airport, you would see a lot of bus services that have links around the city of Palermo. The cost of making use of these buses is around six Euros. There is a specially designed train station that is linked to the airport. And for those who would want to make use of care services, there are lots of taxis that make their routes too.

Palermo airport was established in 1985. However, it was in 1994 that it was fully functional with lots of facilities and government support. And because of the way people come into Italy through this airport, a lot of tourist attraction centres have been added to make life beautiful for its passengers. The security that is put in place would help any passenger without fear of molestation while in the airport.

Palermo airport has a lot of facilities that serves its passengers. These facilities have been upgraded over the years to help passengers have that comfort they need while making use of the airport. It has seven restaurants, seven banks, a post office and two VIP lounges including where money is exchanged for passengers. In 2011, it was estimated that more than five million passengers went through the airport. This figure represents about 14.3% as compared to 2010 when the statistics were taken. And the number of people still coming is increasing day by day. Those who have a problem with money exchanges would have their solution at the airport currency exchange point.

In Palermo airport, you would be able to make use of the various shops that would sell souvenirs and gifts to you. This is what you would use in telling people that you visited Italy. Rome is not forgotten in this city because there is a touch of the Vatican City in Palermo. This is the reason why people would love to use this great airport. Booking can be done online if you would not want to waste time in the airport. This is the reason why a lot of websites and agencies would want you to make use of their services when you are coming to this part of the world.

The way Palermo airport is located 30km away from the city makes it possible for men and women to use it. For those who would make use of the train, they would leave through the first floor while Prestia e Comandè is the route of the bus which is outside the airport. There are lots of airlines that make use of this airport; Jetairfly, Brussles, Lufthansa, Avanti Air, Luxair, Thomas Cook airline, Ryanair, Transavia and many others. These airlines fly daily and are seen in different routes in the world. This would give any passenger of making use of any airline that is coming to this airport without fear. This airport has a management company called GESAP that would always maintain and take care of every facility that has been provided. And it is this management company that makes use that coordination is marinated in the airport and passenger safety is a priority especially after September 11 in United States.

Airport Information

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GMT +1.0
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38° 10’ 33" N
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13° 5’ 28" E
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